A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NNW of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 201.21 km, -175.7188° West, -20.1594° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:23:05 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cmll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmll. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 14:23:05 / November 30, 2020 @ 2:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 201.21 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 121 km NNW of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga.
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